Ivory Coast and Manchester City veteran midfielder Yaya Toure has revealed that Nigerian football legends Austin Okocha and Kanu Nwankwo are his African idols.
Reputed for his mesmerising skills and trickery, Okocha who was a shining star for Paris Saint-Germain and Bolton Wanderers is known as one of the most talented football players of his time.
Kanu was twice an African Player of the Year. He also won the Champions League, UEFA Cup, league titles and other trophies. He is regarded as […]
Super Eagles rising star Alex Iwobi is pleased to be compared to his uncle Austin Okocha and retired Netherlands international Edgar Davids by Arsenal teammate Mesut Ozil, adding that it will boost his confidence.
The attacking midfielder broke into the Gunners first team and the Nigeria setup last season, and his progress has not stalled since he earned that promotion, with three assists to his name from five Premier League games this term.
“When I saw [his comments comparing me to Okocha […]
Many people know Jay Jay Okocha as a renowned footballer but not many know about his journey into music.
A video which recently emerged on the internet has shown a new side of Austin Jay Jay Okocha that many didn’t know.
The viral video was actually a music video by the football maestro which was released back in 1994 when he was just starting his career.
Many fans on social media have expressed surprise that the footaballer from Delta state could also rock […]
Steven Gerrard, Robert Pires and Jay-Jay Okocha are among the star names lined up for a six-a-side international tournament to be launched in London next summer.
Star Sixes, which will take place at London’s O2 Arena from July 13-16 next year, will feature Brazil, Spain, Germany, Mexico, Italy, France, England, Portugal, Australia, Nigeria, Netherlands and China.
Carles Puyol, Michael Ballack and Deco have also been confirmed for the tournament, which organisers said would be made up entirely of “recently retired fully capped […]
Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi is a mixture of Jay-Jay Okocha and Edgar Davids, according to Gunners teammate Mesut Ozil.
Iwobi, 20, has made six appearances this season and set up three goals but Germany international Ozil says he has the strength to complement his creativity too.
“He reminds me of his uncle, Jay-Jay Okocha,” Ozil said. “He was a player I loved watching.
“Alex reminds me of a mixture of him and Edgar Davids. He’s really strong on the ball, also defensively, but he’s […]
Football legend, Augustine “Jay-Jay” Okocha took to social media to share a throwback photo of his mother and wrote: “Lost her 33years ego 27/09/1983#mom#may your soul continue to rest in peace Amen!!”
Football legend, Augustine “Jay-Jay” Okocha took to social media to share a throwback photo of his mother and wrote: “Lost her 33years ego 27/09/1983#mom#may your soul continue to rest in peace
Retired football playmaker, Jay-Jay Okocha has disguised his appearance as a cleaner and trash collector to inspire the next generation of footballers at the Copa Coca-Cola final.
In a video making rounds online, Super Eagles legendary footballer, Augustine Jay-Jay Okocha, was filmed as he disguised his appearance as a cleaner and trash collector to inspire the next generation of footballers at the Copa Coca-Cola final.
School children who are aspiring to be footballers had gathered at the Onikan stadium in Lagos Island […]
The German legend reminisces about the former Nigeria international’s sensational goal after 23 years.
Oliver Kahn has disclosed that he is yet to recover from the wonder goal he conceded against Nigeria’s Austin Jay Jay Okocha in a Bundesliga fixture between Eintracht Frankfurt and Karlsruhe in 1993.
Okocha who came on as a second half substitute for Eintracht Frankfurt provided an assist and scored his wonder goal, by dribbling the entire back-line of Karlsruhe before slotting the ball past Kahn to secure […]
The midfield whiz skippered Bolton Wanderers for three years, and his former coach reveals he is the best leader he ever worked with.
England manager Sam Allardyce says Austin Okocha is the best captain he has ever had.
Okocha, 43, was named skipper of Bolton Wanderers following Guðni Bergsson’s retirement and as leader, he led the Trotters to the 2004 League Cup final where they bowed to Middlesbrough.
And Allardyce – who manager of the team then reveals Okocha was proficient in the […]
Super Eagles ex-international legend, Austin Okocha alongside his brother, Emma on Tuesday in Lagos, unveiled the Jay Jay Okocha Foundation.
At a ceremony which took place at the I-Naira Digital Hub in the Ikoyi area of Lagos, Nigerian football legend, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha alongside his brother and ex-international, Emma Okocha on Tuesday in Lagos, unveiled the Jay Jay Okocha Foundation.
According to the former PSG midfielder, the foundation would help in giving kids and his ex-teammates a new direction in […]